William Ramstein

William Ramstein

From San Francisco, William worked for Figure Technologies' capital markets blockchain trading platform, Lending Club's ABS structuring team, SoFi's BD team and Yodlee as a Sales analyst.


2021 IPOs: when more is less

700 newly added tickers to American public exchanges, $100B raised in Q1 2021 alone. While these records are challenging even those of 1996, sometimes, more is actually less.


Electric two-wheelers in China

Slower Chinese growth is worrying, but the e-scooter market tells another story. This short take on the industry will shed light on regulation, competition, and headwinds.


Don’t doubt the DAO!

DAOs could well replace companies one day, maybe even jobs as we know them. But what exactly are these DAO ''communities'', and how far along are we in DAO developments?


The only clear Paytm direction is down

India’s largest payments company just went public – in this year’s biggest IPO for the country – and immediately tumbled 26%.


Divide to conquer with conglomerate divorces

Running large, diversified conglomerate companies may become a thing of the past. Splits and spin-offs are allowing large firms to better focus on single markets, and now, more and more businesses are doing it.


The financials sector’s four drivers

Financials tend to be supported by strong earnings, economic recovery, and rising rates, which appear to be lined up. But is there more to the story?


What valuations are telling us

Earnings are beating expectations, indices are setting new highs, and there are tech IPOs everywhere. Are valuation levels speculative, or is this just the new normal?


Social media, the new golden goose

Companies want to skip ahead, and tap customers earlier on in the shopping process via social media audiences. Will this drive more social media M&A?


Greenback on track

After retreating in October, the US dollar could see renewed support from rising real yields and stronger US growth. Yes, supply chains and inflation continue to put a damper on the horizon, but we wouldn’t ...


Energy sector outperformance and European upsides

Booming commodities, and upside potential for European energy majors suggest energy cyclical outperformance could continue into the next year.


Rising risks to Chinese growth threatens short-term equities outlook

It seems as though buying the dip has been the name of the game, with China being the surprising exception, at least for the short run. Is there a value rotation at play?


Global Market Weekly Recap: Top 10 Market Graphs (week ended: 01/10)

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